Posts Tagged ‘drilling’

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Trump administration facing lawsuit for allowing fracking companies to dump waste in Gulf of Mexico

 

It comes just months after the Environmental Protection Agency finalised a Clean Water Act allowing oil companies to offload unlimited amounts of waste into ocean basin

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Instead, the state allowed companies to drill more than 170 waste-disposal wells into aquifers suitable for drinking or irrigation, according to data reviewed by The Chronicle. Hundreds more inject a blend of briny water, hydrocarbons and trace chemicals into lower-quality aquifers that could be used with more intense treatment.

State let oil companies taint drinkable water in Central Valley

Why don’t these people ever go to jail?

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TELL LEGO TO DUMP SHELL

 

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The Pennsylvania Department of Health instructed its employees never to talk to residents who complained of negative health effects from fracking, StateImpact Pennsylvania reported Thursday.

 

Pennsylvania Instructed Its Employees To Ignore Residents Sickened By Drilling

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“Fascism should more properly be called corporatism because it is the merger of state and corporate power.”
— Benito Mussolini.

 

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In a message “straight from the horse’s mouth,” a former oil executive on Tuesday urged New York state to pass a ban on the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, saying, ‘it is not safe.’

“Making fracking safe is simply not possible, not with the current technology, or with the inadequate regulations being proposed,” Louis Allstadt, former executive vice president of Mobil Oil, said during a news conference in Albany called by the anti-fracking group Elected Officials to Protect New York.

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More evidence published…

Fracking Wastewater: Elevated Salts, Metals, Radioactivity

“It is clear that this practice of releasing wastewater without adequate treatment should be stopped in order to protect freshwater resources in areas of oil and gas development,” Vengosh said.”